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From Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heini...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [proposal] Corona: A Cocoon subproject
Date Tue, 22 Jul 2008 17:58:43 GMT
On 20.07.2008 14:17, Reinhard Pötz wrote:

>> First we should define the mission of this subproject.
> 
> Corona has two main goals:
> 
>  1. Become the best platform for RESTful services and
>     RESTful web applications based on the concept
>     of pipelines.
> 
>  2. Provide a generic pipeline Java API with SAX
>     and STaX based default implementations.
> 
>> We will need a one-sentence description anyway.
>> Then the appropriate name should fall out.
>>
>> I lean towards "Fibre" or "Silk". However because it
>> might not be the pipeline API that Cocoon uses, then
>> perhaps some other type of fibre. For example,
>> "Kapok" - "a fine fibrous cotton-like substance
>> found surrounding the seeds of a tropical tree".
>> (Australian Oxford English Dictionary). The term
>> "Java Kapok" is used, but from my quick search
>> not in the software industry.
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceiba_pentandra
>>
>> So my proposals are:
>> Apache Cocoon Kapok
>> Apache Cocoon Fibre
> 
> I tend towards Apache (Cocoon) Silk because it is short and easily 
> pronounceable (in contrast to Fibre) and doesn't sound like Klingon 
> (Kapok).
> 
> I don't know if we should add "Cocoon" to the name and have no strong 
> opinion.

Is it THAT different that you don't consider calling it Cocoon 3.0 at all?

Joerg

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